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Love Like An Artist
8
Jun

Love Like An Artist

Artists don’t see something they want and steal it, they see something that moves them and fall in love. Don’t steal like an Artist. Love like an Artist. Stealing is a fundamentally consumerist way of approaching the world. Stealing assumes liberation comes through the acquisition and stockpiling of things, skills…

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6
Jun

This Week I Quit 79 People

This week I quit on 79 people. What does that mean? Well, I deleted 79 contacts from my iCloud (Apple) address book. This is something I do from time to time, but it’s been a few years since the last cull, so the time has come to quit on these…

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3
Jun

5 Lessons I Learnt (The Hard Way) About Podcasting

Podcasts seem to be more popular than ever. There’s new ones popping up all the time. Apparently most new podcasters give up after 3 episodes. I’m not sure if that is true, or it’s just a random factoid about podcasting that’s floating around the inter webs. But, it does make…

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2
Jun

The End For Just Jazz Guitar Magazine

I first discovered Just Jazz Guitar magazine at a dusty news stall in Khan Market back in 2003. I had recently moved to Delhi and was caught in the midst of full blown, what am I doing in India, culture shock. I’d been told Khan Market was a place where…

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30
May

This Week I Quit Being A Food Blogger

This week I quit being a food blogger. Wait, you have a food blog, I hear you ask. Well, I did, sort of. What I had was a passion project that consumed a lot of passion but yielded very little as a project. Over the last five years I’d tried…

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26
May

Do iPhones Ruin Our Conversations

It’s a familiar sight. Sit down to a meeting, a coffee, drinks, or maybe even a meal, and you’ll see people place their iPhones, or other devices on the table. Some make a gesture to good manners, either by placing the device screen down, or turning it to silent mode….

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19
May

What It Was Like To Work With A Writing Coach

Writing a book is hard. It’s a cliche you’ve probably heard many times, but it’s painfully true. There’s a positive flip-side though, if you are serious about becoming a better writer, because working with good editors can dramatically improve your writing. It’s better than going back to school. Editing No…

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15
May

This Week I Quit Saying – My Younger Self Would’ve Liked

This week I quit saying “my younger self would’ve liked…” I’m not sure where this phrase originated (if you know please leave a comment) but it’s become commonplace now as a way to describe something we once loved but don’t want to fully admit still appeals to us in our…

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13
May

Q&A No1 – Colour, Plugins, Art, Tokyo & Origin Stories

This week’s YouTube video is a short Q&A session, where I try to address a few things that have come up in YouTube comments and also on Twitter. I like answering questions via video, since some things are a little hard to explain in a quick online comment, or might…

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